The USDA has announced the latest recall of nearly 100,000 pounds of a popular chicken product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
VICS Acquisition, based out of Texas, announced that it is recalling 99,975 pounds of products that may contain eggs, which was not declared on the product’s label.
Items recalled include the Happi Foodi Bloody Mary Inspired Chicken, Southeast Grocers Brand Marsala Chicken and Southeast Grocers Brand Mediterranean Herb Chicken items were produced from Aug. 7 through Oct.15 last year.
The issue was discovered when a company that VICS packs for found it during a label review. Officials were notified on Saturday, Feb. 9.
According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-34622” on the product packaging. There have been no confirmed reports of any illness or adverse reactions from consumers eating the product.
The items recalled include:
- 1.5-lb. packages containing one frozen steam bag meal of “happi foodi Bloody Mary Inspired Chicken” with lot codes 14528 and 15092 and use by dates of March 2, 2020 and April 15, 2020.
- 1.5-lb. packages containing one frozen steam bag meal of “SE Grocers Marsala Chicken” with lot codes 14177 and 14532 and use by dates of Feb. 8, 2020 and March 3, 2020.
- 1.5-lb. packages containing one frozen steam bag meal of “SE Grocers Mediterranean Style Herb Chicken” with lot codes 14145 and 14531 and use by dates of Feb. 7, 2020 and March 4, 2020.
“FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.”
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